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Tannock, Rosemary – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2013
DSM-5, the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," was published in May 2013, amidst a storm of controversy. This article focuses on changes made to the diagnostic criteria for Specific Learning Disorders (SLD). Primary criticisms of the changes in the SLD concern…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Response to Intervention, Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Miller, Raissa; Prosek, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2013
The revision process for the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (4th ed., text rev.; American Psychiatric Association, 2000) has increased consciousness for the role of diagnosis in counseling. In this article, the authors discuss 3 trends of the proposed changes: the influence of the medical model, the attention to…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Mental Disorders, Guides, Counseling
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Fox, Jesse; Jones, K. Dayle – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2013
The mood disorder work group has proposed to eliminate the bereavement exclusion criterion from the diagnosis of major depression in the 5th edition of the American Psychiatric Association's (2012) "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders." The proposal would break tradition with the long-held distinction between…
Descriptors: Grief, Depression (Psychology), Criteria, Clinical Diagnosis
Sibley, Margaret H.; Yeguez, Carlos E. – Grantee Submission, 2014
Objective: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) A-criteria for ADHD were expanded to include new descriptors referencing adolescent and adult symptom manifestations. This study examines the effect of these changes on symptom endorsement in a sample of adolescents with ADHD (N = 259; age range = 10.72-16.70).…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Parent Attitudes, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Adolescents
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Tomlinson-Clarke, Saundra M.; Georges, Colleen M. – Professional Counselor, 2014
The 2013 publication of the American Psychiatric Association's "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," fifth edition ("DSM-5") marked the reemergence of issues related to the appropriateness of diagnosis and the uses of the "DSM-5" within the counseling profession. Concerns focus on the implications…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Integrated Activities, Multicultural Education, Educational Practices
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Papazoglou, Aimilia; Jacobson, Lisa A.; McCabe, Marie; Kaufmann, Walter; Zabel, T. Andrew – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2014
The "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition" ("DSM-5") diagnostic criteria for intellectual disability (ID) include a change to the definition of adaptive impairment. New criteria require impairment in one adaptive domain rather than two or more skill areas. The authors examined the diagnostic…
Descriptors: Classification, Mental Retardation, Clinical Diagnosis, Children
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Thieleman, Kara; Cacciatore, Joanne – Research on Social Work Practice, 2014
The upcoming fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" has incited vociferous debate among academics, clinicians, and the general public. Two contested changes are eliminating the bereavement exclusion from the major depressive disorder diagnosis and creating a…
Descriptors: Death, Children, Grief, Social Work
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Cooper, Stewart E. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2014
Therapists in the field of college mental health counseling commonly voice an ambivalent orientation towards the utilization of formal psychological diagnostic systems yet often use diagnostic terms. Knowledge of the current and emerging diagnostic systems may contribute to greater syntheses of these differing approaches. This article will first…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Classification, Comparative Analysis, Mental Disorders
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Wright, Aidan G. C.; Pincus, Aaron L.; Hopwood, Christopher J.; Thomas, Katherine M.; Markon, Kristian E.; Krueger, Robert F. – Assessment, 2012
The proposed changes to the personality disorder section of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (5th ed.) places an increased focus on interpersonal impairment as one of the defining features of personality psychopathology. In addition, a proposed trait model has been offered to provide a means of capturing…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Personality Problems, Psychopathology, Interpersonal Relationship
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Greaves-Lord, Kirstin; Eussen, Mart L. J. M.; Verhulst, Frank C.; Minderaa, Ruud B.; Mandy, William; Hudziak, James J.; Steenhuis, Mark Peter; de Nijs, Pieter F.; Hartman, Catharina A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013
This study aimed to contribute to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) debates on the conceptualization of autism by investigating (1) whether empirically based distinct phenotypic profiles could be distinguished within a sample of mainly cognitively able children with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), and (2) how profiles related to…
Descriptors: Profiles, Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Richards, Jai T. – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2013
The inclusion of the diagnosis of gender identity disorder (GID) within the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" ("DSM") is a contentious issue. A summary of the arguments for retention, removal, or reform of the diagnosis in the "DSM-5" is presented. A qualitative study with 7 individuals from…
Descriptors: Identification, Mental Disorders, Sexual Identity, Foreign Countries
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Mandy, William; Charman, Tony; Puura, Kaija; Skuse, David – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
The recent "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition" ("DSM-5") reformulation of autism spectrum disorder has received empirical support from North American and UK samples. Autism spectrum disorder is an increasingly global diagnosis, and research is needed to discover how well it generalises beyond…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Models
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Linton, Kristen Faye; Krcek, Taylor E.; Sensui, Leonard M.; Spillers, Jessica L. H. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2014
Purpose: Autistic disorder (AD), Asperger's syndrome (AS), and pervasive developmental disorder--not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) have been removed from the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders--Fifth Edition" ("DSM-5"). It now contains the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. This study assessed…
Descriptors: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Clinical Diagnosis, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Pardini, Dustin; Stepp, Stephanie; Hipwell, Alison; Stouthamer-Loeber, Magda; Loeber, Rolf – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: A callous-unemotional (CU) subtype of conduct disorder (CD) has been proposed as an addition to the fifth edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)." This study tested the hypothesis that young girls with the CU subtype of CD would exhibit more severe antisocial behavior and less severe internalizing…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Antisocial Behavior, Females, Mental Disorders
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Gibbs, Vicki; Aldridge, Fiona; Chandler, Felicity; Witzlsperger, Ellen; Smith, Karen – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
The proposed revision for Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition (DSM-5) represents a shift from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR). As the proposed DSM-5 criteria require a higher minimum number of symptoms to be…
Descriptors: Autism, Mental Disorders, Criteria, Disability Identification
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